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Fall prevention exercises for seniors

In the older age group fall is one of the major cause of health related problem. This is known to be the major cause of injuries (in the age group >65). Therefore, some steps must be taken in order to prevent this problem. Here we have listed some home based health exercises which will build

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20 Facts About Senior Isolation That Will Stun You

20 Facts About Senior Isolation That Will Stun You

Feelings of loneliness and isolation can lead to serious consequences for senior health. Understanding the causes and risk factors for senior isolation can help us prevent it. Nobody relishes the prospect of aging without a spouse or family member at their side, without friends to help them laugh at the ridiculous parts and support them

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Over 95% of the world’s population has health problems

Over 95% of the world’s population has health problems!!

Over 95% of the world’s population has health problems, with over a third having more than five ailments Date: June 8, 2015 Source: The Lancet Summary: Just one in 20 people worldwide (4·3%) had no health problems in 2013, with a third of the world’s population (2·3 billion individuals) experiencing more than five ailments, according

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Interventions for preventing fall in older people living alone

As the people grow older, the risk of fall increases tremendously. These falls can be fatal or non – fatal. So, here we have listed some of the interventions which must be adopted to prevent falls. Exercises – This is the best method to prevent falls among the people living alone. It has been noticed

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Why do elderly fall more easily?

It is quiet often noted that the risk of falling increases with the age. Old people are likely to fall more than compared to the adults. A fall might be the result of slippery and wet floors, poor lighting, loose rugs, inconvenient footwear etc. There are certain chronic problems like eye diseases, inner ear problems,

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Type of falls in the age group of 65+

Falls and injury statics for senior and elderly

The rate of fall increases tremendously each year. Around one third of the population in the age group of 65 falls each year. This risk of fall increases with increase of age. It has been noticed that in the age group of 80, around half of the population suffers from falls. Most of the falls

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Activity Centre Promoting Active Ageing Opens in Jurong West (Channel News Asia, Singapore)

The centre, run by a voluntary welfare organisation, houses a community gym and dental centre. Seniors will be able to take part in activities such as calligraphy. Another centre will be built in Toa Payoh in October. 5 Jul 2015, Channel News Asia, Singapore, Activity centre promoting active ageing opens in Jurong West http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/activity-centre-promoting/1962114.hmtl 1796

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Common injuries due to elderly falls

Falls are the most common cause of injuries among senior people and the top reason for a hospital admission for trauma. Advanced age substantially increases the likelihood of hospitalization after a fall. Falls account for 88% of all fractures among people aged 60 years or older. As the brain ages, its dura becomes tightly adherent

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Types оf Elderly Housing and Facilities

Indереndеnt Living Facilities usually offer ѕmаll араrtmеntѕ wіth ѕоmе meals included іn the рrісе. A реrѕоn whо lіvеѕ іn an Indереndеnt Lіvіng Facility is еxресtеd tо mаnаgе their dаіlу care nееdѕ оn their own, but thе ѕtаff wоuld readily recognize іf needs increased and аѕѕіѕt thе resident іn оbtаіnіng thе needed hеlр. Sоmе facilities have

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Reduce dangers in the home for Elderly

Common injuries due to elderly falls

Falls are the most common cause of injuries among senior people and the top reason for a hospital admission for trauma. Advanced age substantially increases the likelihood of hospitalization after a fall. Falls account for 88% of all fractures among people aged 60 years or older. As the brain ages, its dura becomes tightly adherent

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